With Respect to Macrophages, Judge the Liver by Its Cover

Ehud Zigmond, Chen Varol

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

Abstract

Kupffer cells are recognized as the sole liver-resident macrophages responsible for clearance of blood-borne pathogens reaching liver sinusoids. Sierro et al. (2017) uncover a distinct liver-resident macrophage population residing in its capsule, which creates a firewall against peritoneal infections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-221
Number of pages3
JournalImmunity
Volume47
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Aug 2017

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